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Frequently Asked Questions by Jobseekers
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What information should you save for your interview?
Your interests, likes and hobbies so that the interviewer can get to know you face-to-face. You can sell all the skills in the world on paper but personality, building a rapport and finding common interests, is so important.
What is the best way to write a CV?
A clear concise format that is easy to read and to the point. You want it no more than 2 pages and use bullet points. Use the opening paragraph wisely to get a bit of your personality over.
How often should you update your CV?
You should update your CV when you are applying for a new role or a different role or promotion internally.
Only update it with factual information or updates on your personal interests. You should keep a record of all your achievements at work separately to add to your CV later if you need to.
What should you include in a cover letter?
A cover letter should explain why you are the best person for the role. Use it to give examples that back-up what you have said in your CV. It should be no longer than 1 A4 page and tailored specifically to the company and role that you are applying for, avoiding vague and generic terms.
Expert Advice for Employees and Candidates
Acas gives free, impartial advice on workplace rights, rules and best practice. It is a service for both employees and employers.
The government website provide advice and support on everything from finding a job to pensions, and have links to other services which may be useful to employees, such as Jobcentre plus.
Aimed at employees, the Citizens advice bureau have lots of information on workers rights, discrimination and other work-related issues.
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